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Wakenshaw Early Origins



The surname Wakenshaw was first found in Renfrewshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Rinn Frił), a historic county of Scotland, today encompassing the Council Areas of Renfrew, East Renfrewshire, and Iverclyde, in the Strathclyde region of southwestern Scotland, at Walkinshaw the Walkinshaws of the Ilk were listed as early as 1235 and held estates at Burrowfield.

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Wakenshaw Spelling Variations


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Wakenshaw Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Walkinshaw, Walkingshaw and others.

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Wakenshaw Early History


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Wakenshaw Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wakenshaw research. Another 147 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1235, 1560, 1671, 1731, 1720 and 1802 are included under the topic Early Wakenshaw History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wakenshaw Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wakenshaw Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wakenshaw Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alexander Walkinshaw arrived in Philadelphia in 1825; Hugh Walkinshaw settled in Pennsylvania in 1819.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wakenshaw (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wakenshaw (post 1700)




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    2. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    3. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    5. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    6. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    7. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    8. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
    9. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    10. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Wakenshaw Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wakenshaw Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 27 September 2013 at 14:05.

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